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Holden Boss: ‘We Left No Stone Unturned’ To Keep Manufacturing Operations Open

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Tomorrow, Holden will become a full importer of vehicles as the final Australian-built Commodore rolls off of the assembly line. It marks an end to 69 years of continuous production in the country. Ahead of the announced shutdown in 2013, Holden pulled every lever possible to ensure its factories would continue humming well into the 2020s, but ultimately, the plans fell through after the local government failed to co-invest in the operations alongside General Motors.

Holden Honours Its Manufacturing Legacy; Completes Transformation To Sales, Engineering And Design Business

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden today celebrated nearly 70 years of proud manufacturing heritage with the final Holden Commodore rolling off the Elizabeth line today at 10. 45am (Adelaide time). A private ceremony for employees was held today to mark Holden’s proud manufacturing history and pay tribute to the generations of hard-working men and women who literally built the Holden legend.

The end of car production in Australia: the final week

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The doors are about to close on the Australian car manufacturing industry forever. General Motors’ Aussie outpost, Holden, will be last to turn out the lights, on 20 October, when the Commodore production line falls silent just two weeks after the local Toyota Camry factory shuts.

Next-Generation ZB Holden Commodore Revealed to the Public for the First Time at Motorclassica

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has revealed the ZB Commodore VXR to the Australian public for the first time this morning at Motorclassica at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building.

Holden Begins Building Last Commodore

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A leaked photo published on social media appears to show the final Australian-made Holden ahead of the plant's closure on October 20. The image features a Commodore sedan as a bare metal shell in the manufacturer's Elizabeth plant, pictured with a sign signifying the car as the "Last Holden Manufactured in Australia".